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Opportunities remain to sponsor Bob Segner Auditorium seats

Opportunity remains to sponsor seats in Segner auditorium

posted December 15, 2015
There are 64 seats in Francis Hall’s Bob Segner auditorium that need a sponsor as part of a Department of Construction Science fund raising initiative honoring the auditorium’s namesake Bob Segner, who is retiring at the end of the Spring 2016 semester.
Journal publisher honors CoSci prof as outstanding reviewer

Journal publisher honors CoSci prof as superlative reviewer

posted December 15, 2015
For exemplary service reviewing scholarly articles in Facilities, a facility management journal, Manish Dixit, assistant professor of construction science, has been selected as an outstanding reviewer by Emerald Group Publishing, the journal’s publisher.
Nominations for outstanding college alumni due March 1

Outstanding former student nominations due by March 1, 2016

posted December 15, 2015
Nominations are under way for the Texas A&M College of Architecture's 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award, which honors former students who've made significant contributions to their profession and community. Nomination packages are due by March 1, 2016.
Bilbo earns AIC Klinger Award for education, research

Bilbo earns AIC Klinger Award for education, research

posted December 14, 2015
Decades of excellence as an educator and researcher at Texas A&M earned David Bilbo, professor of construction science, the prestigious W.A. Klinger Construction Education Award from the American Institute of Constructors.
Architecture professor named to  list of top-10 HVAC educators

Architecture prof named to list of top HVAC educators

posted December 14, 2015
Teaching excellence, inventiveness, and dedication to sustainability were cited as the top criteria for including Charles Culp, Texas A&M professor of architecture, in an online list of top-10 heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems educators.
Viz professor earns Montague  honor for teaching excellence

Viz professor earns Montague honor for teaching excellence

posted December 3, 2015
For heading a range of academic activities such as leading student development of natural interactions between people and computers, Jinsil Hwaryoung Seo, assistant professor of visualization, was recognized as a Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar.
Competition yields designs for multifaceted community center

Design contest yields multipurpose center for historic city block

posted December 2, 2015
An almost empty lot near downtown Bryan, home to two of the city’s oldest buildings, is transformed into a new, versatile community center in several designs imagined this fall in a Texas A&M graduate architecture student design competition.
Landscape architecture programs again ranked among nation’s best

Landscape programs again ranked among best in the nation

posted November 16, 2015
Texas A&M’s landscape architecture programs were once again ranked prominently in an annual report on nation’s best design programs compiled by the Design Futures Council, a global network of design professionals.
Former student's architecture firm ranked best in the nation by AIA

Alum's firm tops AIA list of nation's best design businesses

posted November 11, 2015
An architecture firm led by Adrian Smith ’66, an outstanding alumnus of the Texas A&M College of Architecture, heads the 2015 Architect 50, a ranking of the nation’s top architecture firms compiled annually by the American Institute of Architects.
Architecture college grads lead 14 companies on 2015 Aggie 100 list

Architecture college alumni head 14 firms in 2015 Aggie 100 list

posted November 6, 2015
The 2015 Aggie 100 list of the fastest-growing companies owned or led by Texas A&M graduates includes nine businesses headed by graduates from the College of Architecture.
Former prof, faculty, students  honored at planning confab

Former prof, faculty, students honored at planning confab

posted November 6, 2015
For extraordinary contributions to urban planning practice and education spanning decades, David Pugh, associate professor emeritus, received a Legends Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Shutterbug alumnus is one of world’s top wingsuit athletes

Former student is one of world’s top wingsuit athletes

posted October 23, 2015
Texas A&M former student and U.S. Marine Kyle Lobpries is one of the world’s best at wingsuit flying, a new extreme sport in which people “fly” to earth after jumping from an airplane or mountain perch wearing a wingsuit and a parachute.
Landscape performance initiatives garner commendation from ASLA

LAF landscape design initiatives earn national awards

posted October 5, 2015
As a vice president at the Landscape Architecture Foundation, Forster Ndubisi, head of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, guided development of two award-winning initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of designed landscapes.
Dunn’s stewardship of study abroad programs recognized

Katy Dunn earns Todd Award for exemplary service

posted October 5, 2015
The first-rate support of international programs at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture helped Katy Dunn, an administrative assistant in the dean’s office, earn the Linda J. Todd Outstanding Support Staff Achievement Award.
Water cleansing project, design, planning book earn ASLA honors

Water cleansing project, planning book earn honors

posted September 29, 2015
A master plan created by Texas A&M graduate landscape architecture students that showcases “green” methods to cleanse storm water runoff and a ecological design and planning book compiled by the LAUP department head, earned 2015 Texas ASLA awards.